EIN 04-2103580

Harvard University

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The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers.
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President and Fellows of Harvard College
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Program areas at Harvard University

Education and other institutional activities: Harvard university (the "university") is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education with approximately 7,131 undergraduate and 14,101 graduate students. The university includes the faculty of arts and sciences (Harvard College), the john a. paulson school of engineering and applied sciences, the division of continuing education, ten graduate and professional schools, the radcliffe institute for advanced study, a variety of research museums and institutes, and an extensive library system to support the teaching and research activities of the Harvard community.
Sponsored research activities: the range of research activities at Harvard is broad and deep. Harvard scholars conduct research in almost every field, and seek to expand human knowledge through analysis, innovation, and insight. As reported on part viii, research is supported by federal grants (line 1e), non-federal sponsored grants (line 1f) and non-federal sponsored contracts (line 2b). The university's principal source of federal sponsored funds is the department of health and human services. The university also has many non-federal sources of sponsored awards, grants, and contracts, including research institutes, foundations, state and local governments, foreign governments, and corporations. Sponsored grants and contracts normally provide for the recovery of direct and indirect costs.

Grants made by Harvard University

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Frontier Science FoundationResearch Sub-Award$15,220,846
Partners Healthcare System / Brigham & Womens Hospital IncResearch Sub-Award$14,247,148
Partners Healthcare System / Massachusetts General HospitalResearch Sub-Award$11,370,365
...and 262 more grants made totalling $137,939,099

Who funds Harvard University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$60,556,030
Bloomberg PhilanthropiesTo Support the Bloomberg Center for Cities$55,000,000
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$54,042,440
...and 997 more grants received totalling $545,400,593
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$102,874,814
Department of EducationFEDERAL PERKINS LOANS$19,614,996
Department of Health and Human ServicesALLERGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND TRANSPLANTATION RESEARCH$18,185,167
...and 997 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Harvard University

Anne H MarguliesVice President for Harvard Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer / Vice President and Chief Information Officer / Vice President and C.i.o. / Vice President and C I O$546,442
Klara JelinkovaVice President and Chief Information Officer / Vice President for Harvard Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer$201,095
Patricia BellingerChief of Staff and Strategic Advisor To the President
Purnima KapurChief of University Planning and Design
Thomas J HollisterVice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer / Vice President for Finance and C.f.o.$544,795
...and 24 more key personnel

Financials for Harvard University

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,281,389,881
Program services$2,125,396,553
Investment income and dividends$349,946,534
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$179,924,584
Net rental income$26,045,538
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,661,025,677
Net income from fundraising events$-579
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$9,623,728,188

Form 990s for Harvard University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-11990View PDF
2021-062022-07-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062021-01-27990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 12, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 17 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and
July 3, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
May 5, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $926,731 from Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U)
March 30, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
February 3, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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1033 Massachusetts Ave 3rd FL
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Middlesex County, MA
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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